Open Access to the Academic Information: Benefits for Information and Knowledge Society (Acceso Abierto a La Información Académica: Beneficios Para Las Sociedades De La Información Y El Conocimiento)

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Juan Miguel Palma Peña

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Date Written: July 13, 2015

Abstract

It analyses Information & Knowledge Societies (IKS) globally and specially at Latin America. Then conceptualizes Open Access as fundamental for such societies and how important it is for higher education. It proposes the concept of informative heritage to refer products of higher education institutions to fundament why they should be openly accessible.

Keywords: Open Access, Information Society, Higher Education, University Libraries

Suggested Citation

Palma Peña, Juan Miguel, Open Access to the Academic Information: Benefits for Information and Knowledge Society (Acceso Abierto a La Información Académica: Beneficios Para Las Sociedades De La Información Y El Conocimiento) (July 13, 2015). Proceedings of the 9th CPRLatam Conference, Cancun, July 13-14th, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2712863

Juan Miguel Palma Peña (Contact Author)

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) ( email )

Circuito Mario de la Cueva s/n
Lomas de las Palmas, 52760
Mexico

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